Felix Magath 'can't rule out' possibility of joining Rangers staff

Felix Magath - Fulham Manager

Former Fulham manager Felix Magath admitted that there's a possibility of him joining the Rangers staff.

Former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath has admitted to the Daily Mail that he can't rule out a move to join the staff at Rangers.

With Ally McCoist resigning in December and his replacement Kenny McDowall also handed in his resignation in January, meaning Rangers will need to appoint a manager when McDowall's notice period comes to an end.

A power struggle over the club should be resolved this week, and ex-Fulham boss Magath has a keen interest in the fortunes of the Rangers Supporters Trust - because he bought 810,000 shares in Rangers recently.

Naturally, speculation has suggested Magath could take on a role at Ibrox in the very near future, with the Daily Mail asking him about the possibility - with an intriguing response from Magath.

"I would not rule it out," said Magath. "I don’t know. At the moment I am fine. I follow things at Rangers closely. We have to wait for Friday then we will see what is happening."

"I am keeping in touch with things, for sure. I am interested in the situation at Rangers because I have bought shares, so of course I have an interest. But I’m not involved as such. I have an interest, but I am not there. I am just waiting for the result of the vote on Friday like other people."

Magath, 61, has been out of management since being sacked by Fulham in September, but has a vast amount of experience.

His 23 years in football management have seen him manage the likes of Hamburg, Stuttgart, Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg and Schalke, even winning the Bundesliga title three times - twice with Bayern and once with Wolfsburg.

A move to Ibrox as manager would be something of a surprise considering that Rangers are currently in the Scottish Championship, but his vested interest in the club could make him a realistic candidate - even if Stuart McCall and Billy Davies are still considered as the favourites for the job with bookmakers.

However, a role as technical director or a similar role could be beneficial, giving Magath more of a background role at Ibrox.

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